This is an analysis of the poem Beatrice that begins with:

She came into the April air,
And passed across the silvery lawn;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaabbcdcdc efXeffadada edeeddedede ghgXhhcbcbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,11,11,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11000101 110101001 11010111 110001001 01110001 01111111 11010101 110001111 01010101 01010001 110100001 110101101 0100101101 11010110 010101001 110010001 01010101 11011101 110100011 11111111 110101001 11010101 01010101 11010101 01001101 01011101 10110101 11011111 11011101 11011101 01000101 11000101 01011101 11010111 1100001110 100010111 110101001 011111010 100101010 11010101 11011101 11110101 11010101 11010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 392
  • Average number of words per stanza: 70
  • Amount of lines: 44
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her, to, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word that is repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Beatrice;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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